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East Africa: Strategic Nation of 1.1 Million People Plays Outsize Role in Regional Peacebuilding

The house arrest of the president of Niger by military officials has taken much of what international media attention there was from the continuing catastrophic conflict in Sudan on the east side of the continent. But the humanitarian crisis in Sudan is growing and the fighting between military factions threatens the stability of the region – as the Niger standoff does in western Africa. President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of the small nation of Djibouti recently was selected to chair the regional organization IGAD.

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